depressed depressed  /dɪ ˈprɛst/


  1. (adj) lower than previously
  2. (adj) flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces
  3. (adj) filled with melancholy and despondency


  1. It wasn't easy for Bill Thielker to believe it when his doctor diagnosed him as depressed mostly because he wasn't terribly sad.
  2. Megan is clinically depressed and on the antidepressant Paxil.
  3. The setup's like this: A depressed, pudgy nerd who's obsessed with strategy games is zapped into an alternate fantasy world.


  1. Phillies rally past Rockies, hold on for second straight win

    DENVER — If the Phillies offense were a depressed underachiever with an identity crisis, then Coors Field was Stuart Smalley with his mirror and an ego-boosting recitation Friday night.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  2. Moody vs. Depressed: How to Tell the Difference

    We love our children but, as every parent has experienced, they can be sulky, temperamental and hard to reach. Adolescence can be an especially turbulent time. In these moments, the critical question for a parent ...The post Moody vs. Depressed: How to Tell the Difference appeared first on Mile High Mamas.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Depressed Women at Higher Stroke Risk

    Depression in younger middle-aged women almost doubles their stroke risk, according to new research. In an Australian study of 10,547 women who were 47-52 years old, researchers found that depressed women had a 2.4 times higher risk of stroke compared to subjects who weren’t depressed.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThirdAge

Word of the Day
tacit tacit
/ˈtæ sɪt /